Dhokla recipe easy

Here we are with another quick and easy recipe, Dhokla. It is super yummy and gets ready fast. Originally, it is a Gujarati dish but we Indians love food and that love is not bounded by any boundary.

Dhokla recipe easy
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Dhokla recipe

Ingredients

  • Besan (Chickpea Flour) – 1 cup
  • Semolina (sooji) – 1 tbs (optional)
  • Lemon Juice – 2 tsp
  • ENO – 1 tsp
  • Green Chilli paste – 1 tsp
  • Ginger paste – 1 tsp
  • Curd – 1/2 cup
  • Salt – 1/2 tsp

For tempering

  • Oil – 2 tbs oil
  • Asafoetida – a pinch
  • Curry leaves – 10-12
  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Sesame seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Sugar – 1 tbs
  • Lengthwise slit green chilies – 2
Dhokla recipe easy
pic credit : punam paul

Method

  • In a large bowl, add chickpea flour, semolina, curd, green chili paste, ginger paste, lemon juice, and, salt.
  • Mix all to get a smooth paste.
  • Add water if required.
  • Then add ENO and mix well.
  • Immediately, pour the batter into a greased plate.
  • Steam for 10-12 min. on medium flame.
  • Insert a knife or a toothpick and check if it comes out clean.
  • If it is clean then it’s ready, otherwise, cook for another 2-3 min.
  • Cut it into desired shapes and let it cool.

For Tempering

  • In a karahi, heat oil and add asafoetida, curry leaves, mustard seeds, sesame seeds, and let it crack.
  • Next, add the green chili and saute for a minute.
  • Now, add half a cup of water and sugar.
  • Bring it to a boil.
  • Pour this tempering on top of the dhokla.
  • It’s ready!
  • Serve it with your favorite chutney.

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